REGIONAL

 

GCC Union Postponed

 

Leaders of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have postponed a decision on a proposal submitted by Saudi Arabia two years ago to move from the stage of “cooperation” to full “union” (MEES, 26 December 2011). 

GCC Secretary General ‘Abd al-Latif al-Zayyani, speaking at the GCC’s 10-12 December Kuwait Summit said consultations on this matter were ongoing among the foreign ministers. But Oman...